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1974-1989

Photographs of Blackcomb Mountain, Rendezvous Lodge, Whistler Village, awards, signs, portraits of Greg Griffith and John 'Rabbit' Hare, Nancy Green Raine behind the bar at a pub, construction of Whistler Village, skiing on Whistler Mountain, partying, wet T-shirt contest at the Christiana Inn, canoeing on Alta Lake, Creekside, Nita Lake, heli-skiing in the Brandywine Meadows area, hiking, cross-country skiing, shovelling after heavy snowfall, aerial shots of the Whistler Valley, skateboarding, logging trucks, dogs, the first liquor store in Whistler, Myrtle Philip School, Ipsoot Mountain heli-skiing, dining, chairlifts, Creekhouse restaurant, Roundhouse Lodge, the Gondola Barn, Creekside Gondola, fisheye photography, sunbathing, Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau and his son Alexandre 'Sacha' Trudeau skiing, freestyle skiing at the Labatts World Cup Freestyle Championships, Dave Murray Summer Ski Camp, Dave Murray, Stephanie Sloan, group portraits, the Molson Molstar ski races, Garibaldi Spring Slalom, Nigel Woods and Jo Schnetzler in the avalanche control cabin with an avalauncher, ski racing, shopping, fishing, the Snowgoose bus, parking lots, condominiums, musicians Doc Fingers and Gary Koliger, Village Chair, swimming at Mountainside Lodge's swimming pool, Ski Scamps, Willie Whistler, Whistler Golf Course, windsurfing in ski boots, telemark skiing, skiing on Gun Barrels run, Wedge Mountain, Blue Chair, Green Chair, Red Chair, Catskinner Chair, Ego Bowl, Jim McConkey skiing Symphony Bowl, Green Lake, Blackcomb Mountain's Grand Opening, and Glenn Ashton skiing moguls in Harmony Bowl.

1974-2007

Photographs of people skiing and snowboarding on Blackcomb Mountain and Whistler Mountain, aerial and panoramic shots of Whistler Valley, alpenglow over the mountains, Rainbow Park, Whistler Village, ski in and ski out condominiums, hiking, group portraits of Mountain Hosts and Ski Patrol, gondolas, chairlifts, T-bars, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, restaurants and hotels, cabins, Slush Cup, Peak to Valley Race, Molson World Cup Downhill, ski racing, Black Tusk, Fissile Peak, heli-skiing, Franz Wilhelmsen and Bob Ainsworth on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse Lodge, Tremor Glacier on Tremor Mountain, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, picnics, Pemberton Icecap, Ipsoot Mountain, Burnt Stew Basin, telemark skiing, people carrying surfboards on a beach, running, Snowboard Cross, apres ski, moguls, mountaineering, Wedge Mountain, 7th Heaven, River of Golden Dreams, portraits of John "Rabbit" Hare and Greg Griffith with his photography equipment, Joffre Lakes, Elfin Lakes, Beaver Pond, Cheakamus Lake, Pemberton, Phalanx Mountain, Creekside, Inawashiro Ski Resort in Japan, sumo wrestling, avalanches, Rendezvous Lodge, Wedgemount Lake, Lost Lake, Alta Lake, Green Lake, Squamish, Nicklaus North Golf Course, Mt Weart, Rimrock Cafe, Longhorn Saloon & Grill, Anasazi Restaurant, Highway 99, Tantalus Range, windsurfing on Howe Sound, rafting, fireworks, mountain biking, Singing Pass and Musical Bumps Trail, and the Metzler family cross-country skiing.

Whistler - The Magazine 1991 Special Anniversary Issue

Magazine featuring articles on Whistler's many amenities.

Table of contents:

p. 7: Fresh Tracks - Whistler is changing so quickly it's hard to keep up. Here are a few quick items to keep abreast of everything from Powder Mountain to Burnt Stew, Bjorn Borg to Rev. Reay.

p.12: Olympic Dreams - The momentum which has carried Whistler to its present state started back in the early 60s with a bid for the Olympic Winter Games. By Bob Barnett.

p.17: Chronology - A date-by-date compilation of what happened and when in Whistler's past century of development as a resort and community

p.19: Kids' Stuff - Kids know Whistler's a great place to bring their parents. Here's the low-down on what's happening for tots to teens. By Andy Jukes.

p. 22: You Must Be Crazy - Blackcomb's Saudan Couloir and Whistler Mountain's Peak to Valley races are extreme competitions on superlative mountains. By Doug Sack

p. 26: Mountain Map - Take the trail orienteering out of orientation.

p. 29: Ski In Vogue - The functional third to the latest ski fashions.

p. 30: Chateau Whistler - Special section on the features of CP's hotel

p.33: Seasonal Changes: There is no off-season, in fact things pick up in the summer with activities from climbing to river rafting as well as fishing, which started it all. By Brian Smith

p. 36: Whistler Vision - Four local photographers show their best

p. 38: Valley Map - Here's the illustrated route through Whistler

p. 40: Interior Perspectives - Home is where the hearth is. A walking tout through Whistler designer homes with a view. By Leana Rathkelly

p. 46: Nancy's Ski Tips - Whistler's Olympic champion Nancy Greene Raine shares a few of her secrets for making the most of your day on Whistler and Blackcomb.

p. 48: Dining Guide - Haute Cuisine at the foot of the mountains

p. 54: Night Life - A walk on the wild side: life after dark

p. 58: Final Frame - Bored with skiing? Try flying, on a ski

Week of January 31, 1985

Photographs including but not limited to portraits; classroom or meeting; downhill skiing; ski gear; Pacific Western ProTour; chairlift; Canadian Paraski team; Andreas Kikauka Whistler Mountain Keg Challenge;
Appears in January 31, 1985 issue:
02-380-16. Pg. 2. Caption: Education Minister Jack Heinrich explains a funding formula to his audience at Howe Sound School District offices in Squamish Monday night. They suggested he go easy on the chalk -- there isn't much money for that sort of thing, apparently.
02-380-51. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Helicopters were used to airlift in tons of cement to re-stabilize. Tower 12 after Thursday's malfunction.
02-380-68. Pg. 8. Caption: Mentally handicapped kids had a chance to try their skiing skills Saturday on the PWA Pro Tour Course on Blackcomb. A handicapped skier (right) is directed by one of the many volunteers who helped.
02-380-32. Pg. 11. Caption: Fans turned out to PWA's Pro Tour race Saturday and Sunday on Blackcomb to see Sean Murphy win his first race on the circuit. Some fans even made their own banjo music at the race.

Greg Griffith

Photographs taken by Greg Griffith of skiing, ski racing, Dave Murray, Stephanie Sloan, Nancy Greene, Roundhouse, Rendezvous, Whistler Mountain, and Blackcomb Mountain.

Griffith, Greg

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Photographs taken by Greg Griffith depicting unidentified people skiing from the Rendezvous, Blackcomb Mountain, ski racing, and children's ski lessons.

Griffith, Greg

Whistler - The Magazine, Winter 1987

Whistler-themed magazine, published by Paul Burrows, containing the following articles:
"Shopping Around the Valley: A potpourri of gifts, treats, and activities available from the merchants of Whistler"
"A Skier's Guide to the Dual Mountains: For the uninitiated, an introduction to skiing opportunities on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain"
"A Collection of Whistler Snowbirds: Artist Isobel MacLaurin prepared these works in watercolour and ink of the winged wildlife of winter"
"A Taste of Whistler: Six of Whistler's finest chefs and a selection of their dishes make us a composite Coast Mountain meal"
"For the Love of Nordic Skiing: The Lost Lake cross-country trail system will be longer and better groomed than ever this year"
"The Whistler Resort Guide: Twenty-four pages of everything you ever wanted to know about Whistler"
"Ecosign: Whistler's mountain design company: Sophisticated, comprehensive planning in a highly specialized field has established Ecosign as a world leader in ski area design."
"Backcountry Skiing: Heaven or Hell?: Peter Chrzanowski has had a few close calls while ski mountaineering. He has some wise advice for those with a desire to venture off the beaten track."
"Behind the Scenes: A few candid shots of some of the people who make Whistler work"
"101 Things To Do, or how I spent my Summer in Whistler: There's a lot more to this resort than just skiing, as this overview of summer activities reveals"
"A Summer Side of Life: A collection of photographs to warm the insides on a winter's evening"

Duplicate copy in same folder.

Photographs

Original slides, transparencies, negatives, contact sheets, and prints of photographs taken by Greg Griffith, local photographer and owner of Mountain Moments Photography. The photographs are chiefly of skiing, snowboarding, mountain scenery, aerial shots, Whistler Village, skiing and Snowboarding competitions (including the Molson World Cup Downhill and World Cup of Snowboarding), summer sports, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, heli-skiing, heli-boarding, and hotels and condominiums. The collection also includes photographs of well-known Whistler residents and athletes, historical moments in Whistler (such as the opening of Blackcomb Mountain, the construction of Whistler Village, squatter culture), and various events in Whistler.

Greg Griffith

  • GRI
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2007

Original slides, transparencies, negatives, contact sheets, and prints of photographs taken by Greg Griffith, local photographer and owner of Mountain Moments Photography. The photographs are chiefly of skiing, snowboarding, mountain scenery, aerial shots, Whistler Village, skiing and snowboarding competitions (including the Molson World Cup Downhill), summer sports, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, heli-skiing, heli-boarding, and hotels and condominiums. The collection also includes photographs of well-known Whistler residents, historical moments in Whistler (such as the opening of Blackcomb Mountain, the construction of Whistler Village, squatter culture), and various events in Whistler.

Opening Ceremonies and Salmon BBQ [Winterfest]

Photographs taken by Greg Griffith depicting various events from Winterfest, Whistler Fall Festival and Squamish Days, including the Salmon BBQ, opening ceremonies for the Molson World Downhill competition, musical and theatrical performances, closing ceremonies, and sporting competitions.

Griffith, Greg

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